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Week of 9/18/17 - HOMECOMING WEEK

8th Grade Reading

Monday:
Reading is Thinking Review
Reader's notebook rubrics & entry: inferences
IR time

Tuesday:
Reading is Thinking quiz
R's Nb: free choice topic
IR time

Wednesday:
Preview novel: Guitar Boy
R's Nb: predictions
IR time

Thursday:
Building background for novel activity
Create class poster for novel info.
IR time

Friday:
Mountain music discussion
IR time
Reader's notebook check

*Remember to read 20-30 minutes outside of school every day.


Written Communication

Monday:
Prep. for spelling tests
Grammar/mechanics review in class

Tuesday:
Grammar/mechanics review in class
Create spelling/vocabulary test lists (hard copy)

Wednesday:
Hannah (NTC rep.) & registering for class
Study for spelling/vocabulary test tomorrow

Thursday:
Spelling/vocabulary test
IR time
Proficient paragraph writing

Friday:
Pro/Con article and mini-debate

*Remember to read your IR book outside of class and schedule a book talk when you're finished.


Week of 9/11/17

8th Grade Reading

Monday:
Reading workshop guidelines
Thinking about characterization - character analysis assignment
IR time

Tuesday:
40-book challenge!
Different genres
Finish setting up reader's notebooks
Topics for your reader's notebook
IR time

Wednesday:
Types of connections
Checking for understanding during reading
Free choice writing in reader's notebook
IR time

Thursday:
Sequencing
Cause and effect - reader's notebook entry
Rubric for reader's notebook entries
IR time

Friday:
Reading is thinking review
IR time
Reader's notebook check

*Remember to read 20-30 minutes outside of school every day.


Written Communication

Monday:
Review chapters 1 & 2
Business comm. model assignment - due Wed.
Independent Reading expectations and assignment

Tuesday:
Business Comm. model work time
Study for test tomorrow

Wednesday:
Chapters 1 & 2 test
IR time
Add to vocabulary/spelling list

Thursday:
Chapter 4: Using an Appropriate Style
Guided notes

Friday:
Homophones
Writing clear and concise sentences

*Remember to read your IR book outside of class and schedule a book talk when you're finished.